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CBS
Dec 18, 2012 4:30am EST
caused two mud slides 30 miles north of seattle, washington. a second derailed a freight train. officials say the mud came down a 100-foot slope and hit the train monday afternoon. they also say a hazmat team went to the scene and found no threat to the environment or the public. the tracks are expected to be cleared by today. >>> hawaii senator daniel inouye died monday after being hospitalized with respiratory complications. his passing prompted president obama to tweet, "aloha, danny." senator inouye was 88 years old. we have a look back at his remarkable life. >> reporter: democrat daniel inouye was the second longest serving u.s. senator and the third in line for the presidency. he was also the first japanese american to serve in congress and a world war ii hero. >> all of us in hawaii looked up to him, and we are so sad to see him go. >> reporter: inouye was born in hawaii in 1924 and dreamed of being a surgeon. he heard the call to arms when japanese planes flew over his home to bomb pearl harbor. he served in italy and there lost an arm to a german grenade, leading a battle that w
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
on merchandise gs business as ad revenue declines. police in seattle are hunting for the people who stole 7,000 anyone tendoes sfwriptd seattle air cargo warehouseÑi# near sea-tac airport saturday night or sunday morning. police say thieves used forklifts to lift into two interesting developments there. taking a look at markets, stocks declining. investors remain concerned democrats and rinz won't be able to come to an agreement on those zpaukz as for your bloomberg silicon valley index, it also closed lower, apple, cisco drags on the day.eqyx the street.com and three former executives settled an akgt fraud investigation with fcc accusing of inflating the numbers at a company the street used to own under the deal, eric ashman and former promotions.com will be a combined $375,000 fine. they neither denied nor admitted wrong doing. larry and ama, back to you. >> thank you. >> there is a beautiful day outside. and really cold. >> sunny, chilleddy. yes we have a chill in the air. it's a crisp day.-i#uñ getting closer to winter. freezing cold this morning. heading into another night of cold co
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 2:35am EST
investigation in seattle. thousands of nintendo wii game consoles were stolen from a distribution warehouse near the seattle warehouse last weekend. the thieves took off with 64 palates of consoles. police say they've never seen anything quite like it. >> i've been a cop for 28 years, and i honestly can't remember the last time we had something like this where people pulled in and literally took a warehouse full of merchandise out. >> police say the thieves knew what they were doing but will not say if it was an inside job. >> the consoles can be traced. >> oh, really, like money stolen from a bank. >> dumb criminals. >> well done, fellows. enjoy that tennis. >>> straight ahead, back to our serious news, the nation's troubled children. >> and one mother's stunningly personal words about her son, getting lots of attention. we'll be right back. ♪ >>> as we attempt to start a national conversation in the wake of the connecticut tragedy, here's a fact to consider. 15 million american children have some sort of mental health disorder. >> and many of those going undiagnosed or en if they have diagno
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
francisco all the way to seattle. >> it is extremely cold in the middle of the nation. dallas is 38 degrees instead of the usual 55. minneapolis doesn't even get out of the teens. in the meantime, honolulu and miami, you're in the 80s. but there could be rain in both of those cities. chicago, detroit and indianapolis are in the 30s. >>> to our other top story this morning. president obama is cutting his vacation short and heading back to the white house. >> he's hoping to make a last-ditch compromise with lawmakers to try to avoid that fiscal cliff. reena ninan is traveling with the president. she joins us, now, from honolulu, hawaii. reena, has there been any movement to try to reach a compromise here? >> reporter: it doesn't seem that either side -- the president or the white house has reached out to either side over this christmas break. no movement moving forward on these fiscal cliff talks. the focus will shift to the senate. they have to try to craft something together that will pass both the house and the senate. so, the burden is now on them to try to strike some sort of a deal. tha
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am PST
seattle into northern california, and the higher elevation, they're likely going to kolkts to see quite a bit of rain. otherwise, no major cold outbreaks coming for the foreseeable future. i'm david bernard, cbs news, miami. >>> to the fiscal storm now in washington that's gone from bad to worse. the fiscal cliff negotiations were dealt another setback when a political gamble by speaker john boehner blew up in his face. last night boehner was forced to scrap a plan to raise taxes on the wealthiest americans when members of his own party turned it down. after the vote was canceled, republican house members left the meeting where they were told to go home for the holiday. the white house says it will continue to bargain, but the dramatic turn of events leaves boehner's leadership in doubt and the budget negotiations up in the air. danielle nottingham with more now from washington. >> reporter: lawmakers were set to plan on house speaker boehner's plan b, but the motion was scrapped when the voting fell short. the speaker designed the bill to prevent automatic tax hikes on people making le
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
. denver, 24. cloudy in seattle, 41 degrees. >>> top stories now on this monday morning. secretary of state hillary clinton being treated for a blood clot at a new york city hospital. she was admitted yesterday. doctors discovered the clot during a follow-up examination for a concussion. clinton sustained when she fell earlier this monday. >>> and there's still no deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. vice president joe biden is now involved in the negotiations, but senate republicans and democratic leaders remain at odds over key issues such as higher tax rates and the inheritance tax. >>> thousands turned out all across india to remember the woman who died during a gang rape. they promised to keep fighting against rape and sex-related crimes. they're also demanding the six men accused face the death penalty. her body was cremated yesterday. >>> here in new york, a woman accused of pushing a man to his death on the subway tracks is being charged with a hate crime. the 31-year-old told police she shoved the man because she thought he was muslim and laughed so hard during her arraignment
ABC
Dec 25, 2012 4:00am PST
and baltimore will warm up to the mid-40s. sacramento, portland and seattle are in the 40s, as well. >>> and shoppers in seoul, south korea, they got a christmas eve surprise. ♪ >> that's a flash mob singing carols in a mall. but it started with that solo saxophone player, as you just heard. and then, it spread through social media and mobile devices because that's what happens on social media. and everyone seems to get into the holiday spirit. >>> we hope that you are having a wonderful christmas. that is the news for us for now. we're going to have more in just a half hour. back over to you. >> thank you. >>> it is a christmas tradition here at "good morning america," to bring the other group of spiritual leaders to talk about the role of faith in our lives. joining us, the arch bishop of baltimore, also, miles macpherson, former san diego charger and l.a. rams draftee. also the head pastor and founder of the rock church. good morning to you all. so much to speak about, especially right now, in this country. and the role that faith plays. and how we rely on it, i think, in times
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 4:00am PST
, partly sunny, 54. st. louis, cloudy, 38, denver, mostly cloudy, 33, seattle, mostly cloudy, 44 degrees. >>> here's another look at this morning's top stories. general norman swargts schwarzkopf died at his home yesterday in tampa, florida. he drove iraqi forces out of kuwait. he died from complications related to pneumonia. he was 78 years old. >>> and president obama meets with congressional leaders this afternoon at the white house to try to cut a deal to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. in just four days across-the-board spending cuts take effect. >>> if president obama and congress fails to reach an agreement the price of milk could lead sharply. perhaps $6 per gallon. at issue is the farm bill and how much the federal government pays farmers. john blackstone reports. >> who wants milk? >> me. >> me. >> me. >> reporter: with four children the rasmussen family in california drinks about five gallons a week on milk. if congress doesn't pass the bill, i would cost him $106. that has dad sean rasmussen worried. >> they have to have their milk. we might have to cut elsewhere. >> report
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:00am EST
. louis, clearing skies, 34. denver, afternoon snow, 37. seattle, morning showers, 44. >>> it's a longstanding christmas tradition in new york city where thousands gather together to sing a famous piece of coral music. it's being celebrated to show the holiday spirit. tony guy da reports. ♪ >> reporter: all year long people fill new york's avery fisher's hall to listen to music. one night a year they come to sing. it's a christmas tradition. ♪ 2,000 people, strangers, uniting as a chorus to perform one of the most familiar pieces of music in the world, handel's "messiah." >> it has everything in it you can look forward to. melodic tunes, rich choruses, emotions, joy, interspekz and more. >> reporter: no wonder there are song-a-long messiah's across the world, much of them in the english-speaking world. ♪ halleluiah ♪ >> reporter: at the memorial church a few miles from avery hall the voices are smaller but spirits are just as strong. this was her first "messiah. . >> you just feel joy use and overwhelming. >> reporter: josh has been coming for decades as a cure for win
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am EST
. snow in denver 24 and cloudy in seattle, 41 degrees. >>> top stories on this monday morning. secretary of state hillary clinton being treated for a blood clot at a new york city hospital. doctors discovered the clot during a follow-up examination for a concussion. >>> there's still no deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. vice president joe biden is now involved in the negotiations but senate republicans and democratic leaders remain at odds over key issues such as higher tax rates and the inheritance tax. >>> thousands turned out all across india to remember the woman who died during a gang rape. they promised to keep fighting against rape and sex-related crimes. and they're also wanting the person accused of killing the 23-year-old to be given the death penalty. >>> here in new york a woman accused of pushing a man to his death on the subway tracks is being charged with a hate crime. she said she shoved the man because she thought he was muslim and laughed so hard during her arraignment she was ordered to stop. she's undergoing a psychiatric examinat
KICU
Dec 16, 2012 11:30pm PST
. >> with a win, they could clench the nfc west. but the seahawks are hanging tough. all smiles in seattle. galey probably wasn't all too happy when they got done with the bill's team. wilson takes off running. the seahawks jump to an early lead and never let up. here's wilson doing his thing once again one week after coring 58 against the cardinals. the seahawks put up a win against the bills. some teams are just impossible to figure from week to week. eli manning and the new york giants who have looked so strong at times during the year were totally dominated by the atlanta falcons. same falcons who last week went down to carolina, shut the giants out today 34-0. >>> not long ago the bears were the nfcs number two seed today they tried to rally it home against the packers just to stay in the play off picture. this combination worked all day for green bay. aaron rogers at san jose state product in stride. just before halftime it's rogers to jones again. the bears have lost five of their last six. minnesota's rusty. the vickings took control of this game. peterson slowed a bit but then he's off
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 1:40am PST
and depraved. >>> another major headline this morning. nasty storms near seattle. a tree just missed a baby's crib. the parents are counting their blessings, while the nation's midsection gears up for a major snowstorm. winter starts the 21st or 22nd. >> friday or saturday. >> i hate winter. >> but that's the mayan calendar. >> exactly, yeah. >>> first on this tuesday, new details about gunman adam lanza. a lifetime of behavioral issues and his mother's losing battle to keep control of her youngest son. >> as mourners gathered for the first funerals in newtown, investigators are uncovering troubling details about the gunman who took so many young lives. here's abc's brian ross. >> reporter: increasingly, adam was so troubled he would not leave the house. and his mother, nancy, the last few months, told friends she was losing control of her 20-year-old son. >> it was just getting a little harder for her as time went on. >> reporter: nancy lanza was a regular here at this newtown bar and restaurant where the owners say she told them about her struggles with adam's behavioral and emotional pro
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 5:00am PST
in the west, randi from seattle to san francisco, wet go for you. no question about that. still a slow day at the airports there. >> certainly looks like a very busy map, alexandra. thank you very much. >> sure. >> much more ahead this hour. here is a look at what we have coming up. >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is "cnn saturday morning." you're not welcome here. that may be russia's message to hundreds of american families. why amnesty international says new legislation would have a chilling effect on human rights. >>> more guns. that's the nra's solution for preventing for school massacre. all morning long we put gun control in focus. >>> an olympian with a double life why susie hamilton apologized for her second career in las vegas. it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management can i still ship a gift in time for christmas?
ABC
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am PST
children. >> i'm corporal brett bass. i'm from seattle, washington. i want to say merry christmas, to my parents and my friends. and good morning, america. >> i'm from puerto rico and florida. i want to say merry christmas to my family in puerto rico. to my wife, my daughter. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] nothing gets you going quite like the power of quaker oats. today is going to be epic. quaker up. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. till you finish your vegetables. [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8. or...try kids boxes! could've had a v8. he i
MSNBC
Dec 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
with 44 degrees in seattle. rain four but snow in the higher elevations. another system on the west coast for sunday from seattle to l.a. and san diego. middle of the country looks great for traveling. i-35 corridor looks fantastic. most of i-95 should being a great for traveling as well. once you get inland you'll run into that lake-effect snow. it will pile up. here's a look at your high temperatures. not very high at all. minneapolis your high temperature only 23 degrees will be in the mid-30s from chicago on over towards new york city, 38 degrees in boston not bad in atlanta 59 and be in the 70s in dallas, texas. we are previewing our next storm system. this is a look at your christmas eve. if you're traveling along i-20 between birmingham and atlanta you'll hit rain showers. i-10 along the gulf coast as well. christmas day this is when it gets very interesting with snow across the northern areas of the great lakes on into new york city and actually getting snow on your christmas day and down through the mountains of west virginia and northern virginia we're talking about a wintry mix
KRON
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
ranking it will not mean that much if they lose in seattle against the seahawks. where they are- not beaten. they could clinch the n f l sepossible playoff. >> great. blunt and not much rainfall south of san jose but those showers are tapering off. mainly dry conditions. tomorrow is going to be cool. with temperatures hovering right around the freezing mark. one state, it looks like mainly cloudy skies but frost is certainly a possibility for the morning hours. temperatures are going to struggle to get out of the 50s. thursday, this chance with widespread rainfall. with 1 in. in be in relocations and more for the coast. here is a look at 1-inch in the bay-area locations. it is going to be chilly, with certain defrost a possibility for the inland valleys. a frosted by sri possible for the inland valleys. tomorrow, a frost advisory possible for the inland valleys. a mixture of sun and clouds will mainly dry conditions. and it looks like we could see 50s for the north bay. 50s for downtown san francisco. your kron 4 7 day around the bay showers on thursday with lingering rainfall t
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 2:35am EST
serious issues. >> reporter: neal karlinsky in seattle. >> we want to know, are you rethinking your kid's video game habits? logon to weigh in. >> "the new york post" reported -- >> that's right, they're reporting that adam lanza's mother was thinking about putting him in a mental institution, committing him and he found out about it and perhaps that is why the carnage ensued. >> and we've been wondering all along, the question why. that may be one of the answers. we'll be back. >>> now it's time for "the mix." you know i love this story because it's dear to me. >> extremely. >> apparently 2 out of 5 women admitted they often avoid going to the gym so they do not mess up their hair-dos. that is right. a study of women revealed 40% admitted to avoiding exercise because they didn't want to ruin their dos. i struggle with that. guy to the gym, everything is sweaty, and i even just ordered the save my do thing from an infomercial so that you can work out and try to save your do. >> save my do. >> yes! because it's a real issue. >> you wrapped it around and did it work? >> any way. >> that w
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 2:35am EST
the dakotas to des moines and snowy in the northern rockies and cascades. showers from seattle to portland. >> when it comes to temperatures, 30s in boise and salt lake city. only in the teens from billings to minneapolis. omaha, 22. chicago, you're 30. and mostly 40s in the northeast. >>> now to our other major story. former president george h.w. bush is in intensive care after another health setback. a spokesperson says doctors have not been able to lower mr. bush's high fever, so he's been restricted to a liquid diet. the 41st president is said to be alert and speaking with medical staff, conversing very well. mr. bush, who is 88 years old, has been in the hospital since late last month. >>> and former south african president nelson mandela is out of the hospital. government leaders say that the anti-apartheid icon has been released after spending more than two weeks in the hospital. he was suffering from a lung infection and other ailments there. the 94-year-old will receive more medical care at his johannesburg home. >> many are celebrating that move that he's going home, but you know
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 4:00am PST
to seattle. >> thank you very much, alexandra for the update. >>> and now to another story that many are following closely with polls showing that more americans now support stricter gun laws, the question of gun control may not be if, but when. and that's prompting many americans to go gun shopping right now. here's cnn's david mattingly. >> reporter: almost 1,000 miles away from newtown, connecticut, gun owners rush to buy more guns. >> why are you in here today? >> i was looking for a gun that i've wanted for a long time and just wanted to get it before possible changes. >> at this gun shop and firing range north of atlanta, already brisk holiday sales have suddenly bumped up even more. customers fearing future gun restrictions from congress are looking to buy now. >> me and my brother collect weapons and we have plenty of handguns and shotguns and only one assault rifle. and with all the new, you know, talk of new legislation going on to assault rifles. i definitely want to get a few more before, you know, something may happen. >> what's the largest clip you can put in there? >>
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 4:00am PST
looks like the tree went straight through the roof of that home in seattle. >> in reality, the homeowner cut the top of the tree off and used some extra roofing material to create the illusion. the whole thing is bolted to the roof, after a first attempt was blown off by some strong winds. >> i love it. >> give him points for creativity. that's pretty cool. >> i love it. i want to do that. >> you want to do that? >> i may try. >> i like this time of year. folks get creative with the decorations. i like that. well done. >>> well, for some of you, your local news is next. >> for everyone else, don't go far. "america this morning" continues right after the break. ♪ i woke up to a feeling ♪ every little thing has meaning ♪ ♪ i woke up to a light bulb on ♪ every little thing is possible now ♪ [ female announcer ] we've added a touch of philadelphia cream cheese to our kraft natural cheese to make it creamier so whatever you make isn't just good, it's amazing. ♪ ...is amazing with the love that i found ♪ ♪ ♪ ...is amazing with the love that i found ♪ last christmas, i got
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
news, seattle. >> a towering figure. >>> and now, to the extraordinary national outpouring on this christmas eve directed at newtown, connecticut, site, of course, of the tragedy at sandy hook. the overwhelming response summed up by one local who said, quote, there were nine minutes of evil and an infinity of goodness after that. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: a town in need of christmas cheer got it from across the country. in sparta, wisconsin, we saw these 26 snow angels, each for the innocent lives lost in newtown, each with a name and an age. from kalamazoo, michigan, 700 bracelets from a local business and from students, headed to newtown. flower seeds inside each of those smiley faces for the community to wear and plant. and for the newtown police department? officers around connecticut banding together, volunteering to work on christmas day so every newtown officer can have the day off with their family. and at their town hall, mountains of donated toys from all corners of the country, even hurricane sandy victims sending comfort and kindness from what litt
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 1:40am PST
stores. neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> so brandi, you told us yesterday you were going shopping today to get some stuff on your way back to l.a. did you get anything? >> you know what? oh, look at that. i didn't find anything. this is why. the stores were a lot less crowded. same sales as on christmas weekend. same sales. it was a waste of time. it was nothing discounted even more. so lesson learned. you don't have to do it next year. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now." >>> this morning on "world news now" -- travel trouble. a powerful winter storm barrels into the northeast, snarling roads and flights. >> this is the same deadly storm that cut a path of destruction and spawned tornadoes. and it ain't over yet. it's thursday, december 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm brandi hitt. paula faris is on assignment this morning. and we are up bright and early with you, if you're not able to sleep right now. >> and i'm muhammad lila in for rob nelson. i am so happy to be here. happy to be inside and away from all this weather we
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 4:00am PST
cloudy in st. louis, 47. clouds and sun in denver, 56. periods of rain in seattle, 44 degrees. >>> some towns like camden, new jersey, and san francisco, california, are offering cash for guns in an attempt to get weapons off the street. lee cowan reports on how a mass shooting in 1989 led to a tough new law. >> reporter: when it happened at cleveland elementary, in stock on the, california, some 23 years ago, some thought a school shooting couldn't get any worse. a troubled man with an assault rifle killed five students and wounded 29 others. while it sadly wasn't the last or worst school shooting in the country, it did lead to california's ban on assault weapons, the first in the nation. it wasn't a perfect solution in the eyes of gun enthusiasts but at least the ban was an effort to do something to stem the violence. in the wake of connecticut, many california leaders wonder where that resolve is today. >> if not after this, then seriously just shame on all of us. seriously, shame on the leadership of this country. >> gavin newsom is california's lieutenant governor, but his current
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 4:00am PST
deal in atlanta, 56. mostly cloudy in st. louis, 58. snow ending in denver, 23. breezy in seattle, 43 degrees. members charged in the hazing death of one of their pledges turned themselves in. nine more turned themselves in. 19-year-old david bogenberger died in november after drinking heavily during a northern illinois university frat house party. his blood level was more than five times the legal limit. if found guilty the students face up to a year in jail. >>> the bodies of two murderers were exhumed tuesday. richard hickcock and perry smith were hanged for murdering a the clutter family in holcomb, kansas, in 1959. before their capture, they fled to florida and may have murdered a family there one month later. prosecutors show dna evidence will link hickcock and smith to the murders. >>> a manhunt in illinois for two bank robbers who escaped jail from chicago. police say they tied two bed sheets together and scaled down 20 stories. investigators also found fake metal bars in their cell and each bed stuffed with clothing to make it look like a body. the inmates were gone for more
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 4:00am PST
in seattle, 41 degrees. >>> there is a new reigning miss universe this morning. >>> and miss universe, 2012, is -- usa! >> yeah, usa. 20-year-old olivia culpo of rhode island took the crown last night in las vegas. the last time a miss usa won was back in 1997. >>> this week millions watched the viral internet video showing the eagle swooping down trying to carry away a baby. you saw it yesterday morning here on "cbs morning news." turns out it was not real at all. it was students on a class project. we have the inside story. >> reporter: everyone who saw it couldn't believe it, a baby being snatched by an eagle on mt. royal. the video was posted on youtube last night and so far 5 million people have seen it. >> oh, my god, poor thing. >> that's so scary. my god, wow. >> reporter: and that was the goal of the assignment for these four students, to make a viral video that's also a hoax. >> we searched online to see what is viral, what people look -- what people find interesting, and babies and animals are super popular. >> reporter: the 37-second video took seven weeks from the store boardin
MSNBC
Dec 21, 2012 2:30am PST
considering andrew luck and russell wilson in seattle. >>> many figures in the sports community have reached out to those affected by the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. titans running back chris johnson was among those who lent his support yesterday sending christmas gifts to the family of 7-year-old grace mcdonnell. johnson also spoke to mcdonnell's older brother jack on the phone and gave the family his phone number in case they needed help in the future. >>> derek jeter called the mother of 27-year-old teacher victoria soto who was killed while protecting her first grade students. soto was such a fan of the yankees that it was mentioned as part of her eulogy. jeter did that without being prompted. he did it all on his own. the miami dolphins sent flowers in the memory of mary sherlach after learning she was an avid fan of that team. joe philbin said we just thought it would be the right thing to do. >>> get a little bit of a lighter note coming up here next on the water cooler. also coming up on "morning joe," congress heads home for the holidays without securing a deal to avoid what co
NBC
Dec 29, 2012 6:30pm EST
's justice correspondent, pete williams. >> reporter: in seattle entrepreneur brendon kennedy is putting his yale mba to work at what is apparently the nation's first private equity firm focused solely on marijuana. he is counting on the growing acceptance of it first for medical and now recreational use to fuel a boom. >> it is an industry that is in desperate need of professionalism. >> reporter: his group's maiden effort is this website, a service offering reader reviews of hundreds of different strains of marijuana, along with where to get them. >> it's a chance to create an entire new industry. you don't get opportunities like that many times in your lifetime. everything will be created from scratch. >> reporter: one study says the marijuana market is worth $2 billion a year and could reach $9 billion in five years, eventually doubling to $20 billion. but there is a huge catch. growing, selling, and using marijuana is still against federal law. as a result, banks won't do business with the marijuana trade. no checking accounts, no convenient way to pay salaries, and no ability to accept
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am EST
at the rest of today's weather. rain from seattle to portland. light showers in the cascades, northern rockies and dakotas. rain in south texas. >>> and finally this morning, a celebration of the season. >> kwanzaa festivities are taking place throughout the country. and here's karen jordan in chicago. ♪ >> reporter: drums signal the start of kwanzaa, a week-long celebration of african heritage and culture among african-americans. this is the 18th year that malcolm x college is hosting a kwanzaa observance. and organizers say it gets larger every year. >> it's about families coming together so they can be with each other and share and talk about where we've come from, where we are now and where we must go as a people. >> reporter: kwanzaa is based on seven principles. and each day is dedicated to one of those principles. families seem to be taking it to heart. different generations celebrating together. steven flowers brought his niece and nephew. >> i think it's important for young african-americans to understand and know about their culture. >> i think us coming out today for it is a good
CNN
Dec 24, 2012 2:00am PST
. >>> and in sports, the seattle seahawks making a statement, stopping the division rival 49ers 42-13. the rookie russell wilson threw four touchdown passes and hawks ran back and blocked a field goal 90 yards for another score. seattle clinched a playoff place with this. major, major rally. >>> elves and dwavshs. working top cruise at the box office. "the hobbit," earning an estimated 37.6 million. tom cruise's jack reacher simply a no match. a distant and disappointing second place with 16.6 million. and the adult comedy this is 40 opened in third. pulling in $12 million. i have to say ime menwant to set film. >>> victims of newtown, you will hear about the incredible outpouring of support for a community trying to heal. they have raised nearly $3 million so far, dana. >> well, look, that's one phenomenal story and another is christmas miracles. all of them are christmas miracles. wounded veterans who made it home from the front lines. the message for troops still serving overseas, that's next. [ male announcer ] this december, remember you can stay in and share something ♪ or you can get out
FOX
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
patriots. seahawks haven't lost. with the win the 49ers will get the win. seattle needs a win to clinch a wild card berth. >> the oakland raiders are facing the panthers. they finally broke a six game losing streak. they are 5-9 and have won three of the last four games. >>> "mornings on 2" end early to bring you fox nfl pregame show. then he we have a football double header. starting with new orleans and giants. and then at 5:00 p.m. we will have the seahawks game. >>> you don't have to deal with the weather. we do here, rosemary, how are we looking? >> it is wet and messy in some areas. >>> flooding over parts of the north bay. napa valley, san rafael, we have -- santa rosa and i believe we will find the wind across the richmond san rafael and report gusts of 25 miles an hour. and wasally as san rafael reporting pretty good gusts. >> moderate rain continuing to fall. and vallejo. off the peninsula where we are seeing light to moderate rain and this is moving into the bay and across into the east bay here. down to the south and east palo alto. you have light rain falling over your area
KRON
Dec 17, 2012 7:00am PST
were so bad that both directions of highway 90 that runs through seattle had to be shut down while the crews are working on applying for the snow. >> president obama will nominate massachusetts senator john kerry as the next secretary of state. the cabinet has been considered a favorite from all sides of the aisle word of the selection comes two days after previous front runner you in an ambassador sunrise to withdrew her name from consideration. gop leaders were angered over accounts wise man about the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> if confirmed carry will praise hillary clinton who will step down in the near future. a formal announcement could come as early as next week. >> house speaker john boehner the offer to raise income-tax rates for americans earning more than $1 million a year. >> the move is a concession in negotiations with president barack obamas to avoid the fiscal cliff the fast approaching in the timber tax cuts. >> but the offer falls short of the president's demands for a rate increase on households earning more than $250,000. >> of new suggest a possib
KRON
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
coffee co. in seattle. to save hundreds of jobs and to give back to seattle and be a larger part of the economic growth and fabric of the community. could he be any more-dreamy? >> kate windslett is now officially off the market. she only held a small ceremony. and she'd say is that the spokesperson says the r&b singer is halnow engaged as the soon-to-be husband and wife. >> we'll be right back here on >> good morning, some stores that we're watching there are two people dead after falling off of their boat at the golden gate bridge. also at the hong burble. the navy will pass and face of -- at the navy bowl. >> yes, we are going to talk about that very controversial and popular movie les miserable and indi arie was a ghost singer for even a joan crawford and lived to tell about it. >> and let us take a live look outside from our roof cam. this beautiful shot and here is janu with your forecast. >> thank-you, reggie. you can see if cloudy conditions and also dealing with lingering sparkles but it is going to taper off. 50s tonight and we are expecting to clear so expect another c
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 2:00pm PST
the balance of the country, very cold temperatures. 5 in fargo, dry skies. minneapolis, as well. rain, seattle to portland, down to medford. and believe it or not, even san francisco, finally sees a dry day tuesday. but then more rain comes in. why? what we're looking at is this area of low pressure. you're going to see, this is sunday. so for tomorrow, wet weather comes down to san francisco once again. and then on monday, into tuesday, an area of low pressure develops here in the southeast. so rain and christmas in the southeast. but, don, what we could see is this climb to the north wednesday and thursday and potentially in the northeast, bring another snowstorm. we'll have to watch that. >> thank you, alexandra. and look at this. ah. let's just look at this for a moment. waikiki. you see diamond head in the background. look at those paddle boarders. that was me less than a month ago for thanksgiving. yes, i'm jealous and i'm hating it, brianna keilar's assignment. what do you think the temperature is there, 80-some degrees? that is paradise. mean time, blizzards back here. lower 48. okay.
CNN
Dec 24, 2012 8:00am PST
house is proof that the price of trees has gone through the roof. seattle architect patrick kruger has been a huge fan of the movie "christmas vacation" in which the main character, clark griswold is obsessed with the perfect tree. >> there it is. >> dad, that thing wouldn't fit in your yard. >> it's going in our living room. >> that's kind of what patrick did. his license plate even paying homage to the christmas fixated griswolds. the first free on the roof had a problem your average living room tree doesn't, it blew off. the plywood platform it's on had to be bolted down. true, this is not a new concept. in england and in lincolnwood, illinois, there are grander versions of the same joke with the tree cut in three. >> it's better than this one? >> yours has a charlie brown aspect to it. >> i think it needs me. >> what patrick needs and has is a christmas tree as well as a plump regular one with a star that grazed the ceiling rather than pierces it. jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> would have fooled me. jeanne moos always on the lookout for the odd and unusual. thanks. you can spot an
FOX News
Dec 23, 2012 4:00pm PST
in suburban seattle. one theft captured by home surveillance camera. the home owner stunned. >> i can't believe people these days, i mean, that could be somebody's medication for all they know. >> experts say you should request all the deliveries require a signature, the valuables are not left out in the open. >> colorado, in denver, welcome home military officers holiday style. >> and love to do it every year. >> shocked, a little overwhelmed, but it's a good feeling. >> most of these brave men and women will only be home for a few days, but they say that's okay. >> a little overwhelming. to get home and get back to my family. >> and merry christmas. >> that's a fox watch across america. >> nature's fury on display, and a towering volcano, spewing rock and ash into the sky and watching it cautiously. >> black friday usually the biggest holiday shopping day of the year. it got off to a strong season, but now will retailers have a merry christmas? what we're learning about the holiday shopping season as it's shaping up, and let the streets of manhattan, still at it those people. do you
ABC
Dec 17, 2012 3:00am PST
. rain from seattle to san francisco. up to two feet of mountain snow in the cascades and sierra nevada. light snow in the rockies. showers in the northeast. severe storms from the ohio valley all the way down to the florida panhandle. >> 82 in miami. 50s from boston to baltimore. mostly 40s across the midwest. 30s in the northern rockies and pacific northwest. >>> and now to health concerns for outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. she's been battling a stomach virus that's led to other complications. with more on this, here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: hillary clinton is at home, recovering from a concussion, as well as a stomach virus. in fact, the two are related. the state department says the secretary returned from her latest trip with a stomach bug. but last week, clinton became dehydrated and fainted at her home. she apparently hit her head, because officials say she suffered a concussion. it's the second time in eight years she's fainted because of a stomach bug. but she's generally healthy, as she told barbara walters who asked about a possible presidential run in
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am PST
tim lincecum. these are the before and after pictures. a seattle hairstylest tweeted that the right hander got his haircut earlier this month and the pictures of him with short hair have been floating around on twitter for several days. by the way, lincecum broke into majors with short hair back in 2007. what do you think? short or long? >> maybe he is a stockbroker in the off season. that's what he looks like. >> looks good. >>> all right. play of the day comes to us from the nba. oklahoma city's kevin durant with a shot off the top of the backboard right into the basket. the three-point play was not enough, though, at thunder fell to the minnesota timberwolves, 99-93. but impressive shot anyway. a little bit of luck there, too. >> play of the day. >>> now it's 25 minutes after 6:00. coming up, a big push to get guns off the streets. san francisco's top cop joins us live in the studio. >> and remembering the students and teachers of sandy hook elementary. the moment of silence for newtown, connecticut. >> reporter: we're live at sfo where we're already getting reports of delays fo
MSNBC
Dec 15, 2012 1:00am PST
motivated. five black men shot. three of them died. five people killed at the seattle cafe in may. there was the aurora massacre in july. 12 people killed, 58 additional people shot who were not killed. the sikh temple pass killing in oak creek, wisconsin, in august. that was the white supremacist guy. six people were killed in that massacre. the gunman was also killed. in september, the minneapolis sign company with the disgruntled employee. five people shot and killed there the wisconsin spa shooting in october, three people dead there plus the shooter. just this week that mall in clackamas, oregon. two dead plus the shooter. that was tuesday of this week. incidents where someone with firearms kills multiple people. these incidents happen a lot in the united states. and we know that. but in ezra's piece today, we see if you put these shootings in an international context, it is even more striking. if you look internationally at the worst mass shooting incidents of the last 50 years, the worst mass shootings in a civilian context that have happened anywhere in the world over the
MSNBC
Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm PST
. you have to go all the way to seattle to get to something like the east coast again. the heartland of america is gun country. it's pro-gun rights, it's second amendment country. not just for hunting. the right to protect yourself against your government if you have to do it. you represent a state like that. how could a state like arkansas see its way to something like gun safety when it comes to semiautomatics? >> first and foremost, chris, i have to say to the people of connecticut and to those families that have suffered such a tremendous tragedy that we have them in our thoughts and prayers, and i think that's where we start. i think all of us, whether we're in the heartland or on one coast or the other, we need to coalesce around that. we need to coalesce around our feelings, our thoughts, our prayers for those who have suffered this tragedy. and then as we do that, we find our common ground, and it has to be coming together, but it's got to be coming together with trust and respect, not from two extremes. it's got to be coming -- >> only in america many things are possible, an
KRON
Dec 16, 2012 8:00pm PST
quarter. the outcome of that game is much more important. seattle, buffalo. the seahawks wilson had quite a day. raiders chiefs 51,446 announced at the coliseum saw a defensive battleno touchdowns for either team raiders defense dominated one of the worst offenses in the leaguephillip wheeler one of four sacks for take a look at the raiders only offense - sebastian raiders d held the chiefs to 10 yards rushing and 119 chiefs failed to even get a raiders win 15-0 snaps their 6 game skid are now 4-10 with two winnable games left against carolina and san diego take a look of the raiders. this losing streak. the chiefs, die-hards at the coliseum it was pretty ugly unless you like defense. readers with the sack raiders -- and jankowski oakland 9-nothing at this juncture. 119 yds. and 15-0 = final score. they are now 4-10. two games they're able to win against carolina and a san diego finally, this man on fire.. if you remember he had surgery on an pcl.a c l. now, his possible record breaking of eric dickerson of the most amazing record. finally, corinthians the new king of scoreless however, d
CNN
Dec 18, 2012 2:00am PST
, serious snow expected there in the next several days. look at the west coast and seattle, the snow levels have been down as low as 200 feet. they will go up to 400 feet for the afternoon. some of these snowfall totals, very substantial going into the next several days. could see 10 or 20 inches of snowfall. but in the midwest, this is what we'll focus on. we haven't seen a significant snow event like this. this one occurs as we go into wednesday and then for thursday, so you're traveling into chicago or des moines or topeka, wichita and even into denver. you could expect perhaps some delays later on in the workweek. how about 48-hour snowfall totals? spokane just under 5 inches being reported there. in libby, montana, two-day snow totals just about 2 feet. and newtown, connecticut, right now overcast with rain. the temperature a cold rain. 41 degrees. the winds are out of the east and northeast but as we go into the next five days, we'll look at a little bit of a break weatherwise. those temperatures will remain in the 40s but then as we go into friday, the rain is going to return and a 2
ABC
Dec 19, 2012 1:40am PST
a train near seattle. john hill started recording. >> i thought the rest of the rail cars were going to pile up and come through the fence and get me. so i was trying to get out of the car. >> reporter: it's not just mud. the western region of the u.s. has been blanketed with heavy snow, rain and powerful winds that knocked down trees, power lines and created dangerous driving conditions. >> when i got stopped here, it started sliding backwards and i had no control for a little bit of time. >> reporter: at least 16 states have experienced winter warnings and watches so far this week. and as the weather heads east it continues to dump more snow, making holiday skiers and snowboarders happy. >> i'm gearing up for a really good christmas. >> reporter: with that weather moving through, a travel warning to the 93 million people expected to hit the road this holiday. rob and sunny? >> thanks, brandy. >>> travelers planning to fly or drive need to pay attention to this storm. >> oh, yeah. our coverage continues with jim dicky at accuweather. good morning. >> good morning. a storm system dev
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
again at the west seattle fix it collector. >> a group of that's like to get together and help each other fix whatever we own. >> from sewing machines to fans to lawn mowers, if it is broke they will try to fix it repair groups have flourished in europe and spreading to the united states. >> i like the idea of reusing something that has already had a life, already been built and created most of its environmental foot prints. >> members of the fix it collectors in brooklyn help people save the planet and a buck or two. >> throw away culture motivates a lot of us to come here and try to fight it. the economy definitely played a role. minute it breaks or the newest gadget comes out they have to get the new one and throw the old one away. it's expensive and what are we doing to the planet. >> so big in europe they attract up to half a million dollars in grants. not so here in the united states, shep. it's usually five bucks jamie i can see you with a phillips screwdriver fix that all over you. thank you so much. dominic, great story. sign of the time, folks. when you lose your job you m
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 5:00am PST
the game to seattle 50-17. >>> but they got the play of the day. >> you say that with all the drama of a sports guy. >> pays to diversify these days. >>> why nasa is preparing to crash spacecraft into the moon's north pole today. >> they are innocent babies making it almost incomprehensible. >> it should have been a normal monday morning. instead, a connecticut community prepares to say a final good-bye for the young victims of a mass shooting. a live report on what's next for the school coming up. >>> don't forget your rain jacket! a soggy start to the week. we'll show you have live conditions from the bay bridge and talk about how long this rain is supposed to last. ,, [ female announcer ] curls are long lasting when they're nourished. ♪ that's why new dove style + care whipped cream mousse nourishes and conditions to help keep curls well defined and touchably soft. new dove style + care whipped cream mousse. better style through better care. cheese plate? cheese plate...nope. i made something better. ♪ you used the oven? boom ♪ [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let th
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